GLOBAL ARTS / LOCAL KNOWLEDGE - IAPL 2008

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

30 June - 5 July 2008

Conference Program Schedule - click here

Registration at RMIT Building 8, Level 5, Research Lounge

368 Swanston Street

Now included in the Registration payments page:

(1) Finale Dinner (Sat 5 July) at Lago Restaurant, Albert Park by the Lake (includes reception, Long Gully Estate wine-tasting, dinner, music by "One Night's Stand" and dancing)

(2) Lunch Packet of 5 Tickets (one ticket free with packet),

(3) Reservations for the Yarra Valley Wine Region Excursion (6 July).

Please return to the Registration pages for payments, but after credit card payment,

use the shorter "Other Payments" form (the fourth of the four options).

Rooms are still available at the MANTRA ON THE PARK and MANTRA ON RUSSELL.

These are very special suite rooms for a great price. Book now!!!

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principal host site: RMIT University Campus

CO-HOSTED WITH LA TROBE UNIVERSITY & THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

CO-SPONSORED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY AND BRUNEL UNIVERSITY (WEST LONDON, UK)

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Rosi Braidotti (University of Utrecht, NL)

''The Politics of Affirmation"

Sneja Gunew (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA)

"Vernacular Cosmopolitanisms: Subaltern Inflections"

Neil Leach (Professor of Architectural Theory at the University of Brighton, UK) - "New Materialism"

Stelarc - "The Extra Ear: Ear on Arm Project"

& Steve Dixon (Performance Studies, Brunel University, West London, UK)

"Changing the Face (and Ear) of Art:
Cyborg Sensations, Local Anaesthetics, Global Rhizomes, and Digital Doubles"

 

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some special events:

A special showing of Romulus, My Father, a film by Richard Roxburgh, drawn from the memoirs of Raimond Gaita, Professor of Moral Philosophy at King’s College University of London, and Professor of Philosophy at Australian Catholic University. The book ROMULUS, MY FATHER won the 1998 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award. Following the film there will be a discussion with Professor Gaita.

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principal host sponsors:

RMIT University (Melbourne) / La Trobe University (Melbourne)

University of Melbourne / University of Sydney

Brunel University (West London, UK)

Mantra Hotels

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Hugh J. Silverman (IAPL Executive Director), Conference Program Coordinator

Jack Reynolds (La Trobe University), Local Host Coordinator

Hélène Frichot (RMIT University), Associate Host Coordinator

Felicity Colman (University of Melbourne), Assistant Host Coordinator

with the support of Linnell Secomb (Sydney University)

 

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